Information Systems & Business Analysis

Postgraduate Program

Post-Graduate Diploma Credentials

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The Information Systems and Business Analysis post-graduate diploma are for students seeking a specialization aligned in business and data analytics, information systems, development and support positions in both business and non-business organizations. Students who complete this program will confidently have a complete understanding of: 

  • Information Systems and Business Analysis fits into the project management and system development life-cycle.
  • Recognize and determine business problems and their root causes and provide solutions to the problems.
  • Prepare business Cases
  • Accurately estimate time-frames and Business Analysis deliverables
  • Apply the necessary gathering and elicit requirements.
  • Solicit and document project scope and detailed requires.
  • Apply business process modeling concepts
  • Think critically and laterally on issues
  • Analyze business issues and offer recommendations
  • Develop effective metric for nosiness, process or projects objectives.
  • Create test Strategy and plan, coordinate the execution of test plan, and evaluate test results.
School Business
Credits 60
Course Length Four Semesters (2 years)
Hours 20 hrs/week x 68 weeks
Credential Diploma
Delivery Options Blended
Instruction Options On-Site, Full-time
Offered Fall, Winter, and Spring
Practicum No
Tuition (See breakdown below)
Home Student CAD 10,000.00 / session

 *This program is not designated and ineligible to receive foreign nationals on a study permit

Admission Requirements 
  • Bachelor degree or Higher Diploma or a 3 year Advanced Diploma
  • Secondary school graduation or equivalent.
  • Alberta Grade 12 English Language and Mathematics
  • An equivalent Advanced Level Adult Basic Education mathematics course;
  • Applicants with International transcripts must provide proof of the subject specific requirements
  • Student from non-English speaking countries should provide in addition to any or combination of the above, proof of IELTS-International English Language Testing Service-Overall band of 6.0 with a minimum of 5.5 in each band.

    Graduates of this program will have acquired knowledge and skills to work seek job placements and opportunities in entry-level management positions such as: Business analyst, business systems analyst, computer systems analyst, informatics consultant, information systems business analyst, information systems quality assurance analyst, and management information systems (MIS) analyst.


    Title Credits
    Semester 1
    Introduction to Information Systems 3
    Introduction to Information Technology Project Management 3
    Introduction to Systems & Business Process Analysis and Development 3
    Communication for Effective Business Systems Analysis & Solutions 3
    Business Analyst Case Study I 3




    Title Credits
    Semester 2
    Business Analyst Software Tools 3
    Risk Analysis and IT Service Management 3
    User Interface and User experience Design 3
    Enterprise Resource Planning 3
    Business Analyst Case Study II 3



    Title Credits
    Semester 3
    Requirements Analysis and Design Definition 3
    Requirements Life Cycle Management 3
    Business Analysis Competencies & Techniques 3
    Data Analysis & Database Systems Management 3
    Risk Analysis and IT Service Management 3



    Title Credits
    Semester 4
    Business Analysis Planning and Monitoring 3
    Elicitation and Collaboration 3
    Strategy Analysis 3
    Solution Evaluation 3
    Computer Applications for Business & Technology 3